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The Wood Islands Administration office is now closed for the season. Emails will be received through the winter:  wiadc@woodislands.ca  Hall rentals can be arranged by calling Audrey on her cell (902) 940-4784

Tai Chi at Wood Islands: what a good way to bring your physical and mental health together! Treat yourself Tuesday nights: call Kevin or Pat at (902) 962-3164 for more information!

The Sweet Factory in the Wood islands Welcome Centre is now closed for the season.

The Lady Slipper EXPRESS in the Wood Islands Welcome Centre is now closed for the season. Lady Slipper CAFE is open in Montague all year.  Watch their respective Facebook pages for information about Lady Slipper breakfasts and dinners, hours, and when Lady Slipper Express will open again in the spring.   🙂

Island Gold Honey retail store is also closed for the season.   Check them out on Facebook as well for the most up to date information about their product.  Message them to continue your honey supply.   🙂

The Wood Islands Commissary and Liquor store has closed for the 2017 season.  We will re-open in mid May of 2018.

Our Wood Islands Lighthouse, Museum, and Gift shop and our “Seconds by the Sea” in the Range Light are now closed for the season except by appointment (for bus tours and other groups). Info: Bev at Lighthouse (902) 962-3110 (during season) or (902) 962-3463 in off-seaso

Next year’s 70 Mile Coastal Yard Sale is September 22 and 23, 2018.  This file will not be opened again until July of 2018.  However, you should book accommodation now.   For accommodations or tourist information, please call 1-800-463-4PEI (4734); they’ll walk you through your options, and they know this area very well. You’ll be in good hands.

Business opportunities:

All retail spaces at the Wood islands Welcome Centre are leased out.  If there are any other ideas that you would like to propose (for training, events, community dinners, etc.) please don’t hesitate to contact Audrey.  🙂

New Name . . .

Our Centre has a new name! Formerly known as the “Plough the Waves” Centre, our “Wood Islands Welcome Centre” reflects better our position as the first place visited after arriving by ferry from Nova Scotia.

Our Welcome Centre is home to the Wood Islands and Area Development Corporation — a Not-For-Profit community organization who owns and operates the Welcome Centre including the Wood Islands Lighthouse (tours and gift shop); a community room complete with full kitchen available for your special occasions; and a community Liquor Store Agency.  Our new Commissary (in the Liquor Store) offers fresh coffee and some “provisions” you might have left behind such as BBQ, campfire, food, books, or personal items.  Pop in to see if we have what you need, or just come for a cup of fresh coffee or tea.

Joining us here at the Welcome Centre is a provincial Visitor Information Centre;  an “all-you’ll-ever-need” candy and ice cream store, The Sweet Factory;  Lady Slipper Express Café; Island Gold Honey; and Ellis Decker — resident wood worker in the freight shed.  We are the Trail Head (Mile 0) of the Confederation (Trans Canada) Trail where you can enjoy a short, tranquil hike (or bike ride) in any season.

Welcome to Wood Islands and to Prince Edward Island — the “Birthplace of Canada!”

AMATEUR RADIO AT REAR RANGE LIGHT – WOOD ISLANDS LIGHTS.   A permanent antenna has been placed.  For more info, call George. 🙂  G5RV Junior and coaxial connection installed at the Rear Range Light.  For more information, contact George Dewar – dewarg@bellaliant.netvy2gf@rac.ca
57 Perth Stn. Rd, Cardigan RR6, Prince Edward Island, Canada, C0A 1G0
Amateur Radio Call signs – VY2GF & VY2PLH  Grid – FN86PF61OJ  ITU – 9 CQ – 5
Telephone – 902 838-3282       Skype – george.dewar   Geocaching – George D

This summer’s book to enjoy!  “SALTWATER ROAD, Tales of Travel on the Northumberland Strait” by Marian Bruce is currently for sale at the Wood Islands Agency Liquor Store, at the Wood Islands Lighthouse and on the ferries running between PEI and Nova Scotia. The book is also available in many book stores and other locations around the island as well as being purchased on-line too. Go to: http://projects.upei.ca/isp/saltwater-road/  Island Studies Press

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